Three-star St. Frances DE Miller commits to Maryland
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St. Frances senior defensive end B’Ahmad Miller has committed to the Maryland football team Sunday, he announced on Twitter.
Miller, a three-star prospect, visited College Park for the Terps’ 50-7 homecoming win against Purdue on Saturday.
“I’m extremely blessed to say I am committed to the University of Maryland!! #TheMovement," he wrote.
Miller, who also had offers from Buffalo, Illinois, Marshall, Pittsburgh and Temple, is rated the No. 15 overall player in Maryland’s Class of 2017, according to 247Sports.com.
The Elkton native is the second defensive end to join the Terps’ class, after four-star prospect Joshua Kaindoh. ACC, SEC well- represented in AP Top 25: The Atlantic Coast Conference matched the Southeastern Conference for the most teams ranked in the Associated Press college football poll with six after a weekend where 10 Top-25 teams lost.
It’s the first time since 2006 that the ACC has six ranked teams.
Alabama remained No. 1 and had 53 first-place votes and Ohio State held on to No. 2.
Clemson, from the ACC, moved up two spots to No. 3 after a dramatic victory Saturday night against Louisville, which slipped four spots to No. 7.
Michigan remained No. 4, and No. 5 Washington moved up five spots after a dominant victory against Stanford on Friday night. The last time the Huskies were ranked this high was 2000, when they won the Rose Bowl and finished No. 3 in the nation.
No. 10 Miami gives the ACC three in the top 10 to also match the SEC.
Ten ranked teams losing was the most in a regularseason week since Oct. 4, 2014, when11 ranked teams went down, five to unranked teams. All the upheaval resulted in only four teams holding the same rankings they had last week: Baylor at No. 13 was the fourth, along with Alabama, Ohio State and Michigan.
Here are some other takeaways from the poll.
No. 21 Colorado is ranked for the first time since Nov. 6, 2005. Fourthyear coach Mike MacIntyre, who came into the season with 10 victories at CU, has the Buffaloes off to their best start since that 2005 season when they also went 4-1 before finishing 7-6.
No. 22 West Virginia is ranked for the first time this season and one of only two remaining unbeaten teams in the Big 12 Conference with Baylor.
No. 25 Virginia Tech made it into the rankings for the first time since Sept. 7, 2014, during an off week.
Michigan State has lost consecutive games for the first time since 2012 and is unranked for the first time since October 2013.
San Diego State is out after having its 13-game winning streak ended 4224 at South Alabama. Saturday night’s games: No. 5 Clemson rallied for two fourth-quarter touchdowns and stopped quarterback Lamar Jackson and visiting No. 3 Louisville a yard short on fourth down with 33 seconds left to hold on for a 42-36 victory.
The Tigers (5-0, 2-0 ACC) rallied behind Deshaun Watson’s five touchdowns, the last two coming in the final seven minutes, after Louisville (4-1, 2-1) wiped out an 18-point lead behind another standout performance by Jackson.
Watson, who had a career-high three interceptions and a fumble, threw for 306 yards on 20-of-31 passing.
The Tigers scored four touchdowns in the second quarter to lead 28-10 at halftime. Then Jackson got moving and the Cardinals scored on five consecutive possessions to take a 36-28 lead with 7:50 left.
Richard Lagow caught a touchdown pass and threw for two scores and Griffin Oakes kicked a 20-yard field goal in overtime to give host Indiana (3-1, 1-0 Big Ten) a win over No. 17 Michigan State (2-2, 0-2) after trailing 14-0 late in the third quarter.
Jeremy McNichols accounted for 226 all-purpose yards, including 132 yards rushing and a 61-yard touchdown reception, to lead host No. 24 Boise State (4-0, 1-0 Mountain West Conference) to a 21-10 victory over Utah State (2-3, 0-2).
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